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Mid term Rentals Granada I am often asked by newcomers to Granada about renting in the city. Short and Mid term rentals in Granada are few and far between. I wanted to offer some specific advice on this topic as it

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Pinos del Valle is one of the villages of the Lecrin Valley. This is region is close to the Alpujarra and just a short drive from Granada. The village looks over the Beznar reservoir and is set amongst Pine, orange

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Winter is outstaying it´s welcome this year. I am looking forward to March and some spring like weather. In the meantime let´s look at some of the gardens in Granada. Granada is a charming city with lots of squares and fountains . Streets

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As with many historic cities, Granada was also a walled city at first. The city has had five different walled neighbourhoods over the centuries. The palatial city (Alhambra), the Realejo neighbourhood and three different areas of the Albaicin. The Albaicin has been a site used for housing since the Roman

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Guide to Spanish Fruit When you have fruit trees it seems that the whole crop comes at once. In Autumn we are typically inundated with avocadoes and pomegranates in Granada province. So I have learnt over the years what to

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Malaga Glass Museum was on my list of things to see when my family came to Malaga. As they know a bit about antiques, I knew that the visit would be of interest to them. I didn´t expect to enjoy the visit myself! The

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7 surprising facts about Sierra Nevada The Mulhacen peak is 3478 metres high (That´s about 11,410 ft.) and is the highest point of continental Spain. There are 66 plant species and 80 animal species native to the Sierra Nevada National

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The Christmas season begins on 5th December in Granada and runs until the 6th January.  Each year the 6th of December is a national holiday, to celebrate the Day of the Spanish Constitution. Around those dates as there are several

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Local Granada Radio Interview Click on the arrow below to listen to my Granada radio interview. This was recorded Monday 24th November 2014 at La Voz de Granada. The interview is 20 minutes long and is in Spanish. The interview

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So you know how it is, you go out on Saturday for a drink with friends, it gets late. On Sunday you wake up late and it´s hard to get going. 11am. Perhaps it´s a little too late for breakfast.

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